SNIA S.p.A, In the Matter of

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In the Matter of SNIA S.p.A.
FTC Matter/File Number:

9910095

Docket Number:

C-3889

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

Final order settles charges that Sorin Biomedica S.p.A.'s acquisition of COBE Cardiovascular, Inc. would eliminate competition in the United states market for research, development, manufacture and sale of heart-lung machines. The order permits the acquisition and requires the divestiture of COBE's heart-lung machine business to Baxter Healthcare Corporation